Pocahontas Baseball Edges Emmetsburg

Tue 6-6-2017

Pocahontas Area baseball beat Emmetsburg 3-2 Tuesday night in Pocahontas thanks to a great pitching performance from Braden Ehn.  He pitched 6 1/13 innings and gave up 2 runs on 5 hits while striking out 3.  At the plate, Pocahontas scored 3 runs on 4 hits.  They were lead by Shea Ruffridge going 2-3 with 3 runs scored.  Jace Davidson and Chase Boeve were both 1-3 with an RBI.  The losing pitcher was Connor Joyce.  He went 4 2/3 and gave up 2 runs on 2 hits.  Pocahontas scored a run in the 1st, 5th and 6th inning.  Emmetsburg scored a run in the 1st and 7th inning.  They had a base runner at second base in the 7th inning with 1 out but was unable to push him across.  Emmetsburg scored 2 runs on 5 hits.  Jeremiah Weir was 2-2 with 2 RBI's.  Brent Wesley was 1-2 with a run scored and Will Schany was 1-3 with a run scored.


Pocahontas improves to 6-5 and will travel to Storm Lake St. Mary's Wednesday.  Emmetsburg falls to 3-6 and will host Estherville Wednesday.